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  • Parenting

    KIDS: Behavior, Activities, Minecraft & More

    First of all, G I A N T disclaimer: My kids are imperfect. (Sometimes VERY imperfect.) We have plenty of our own behavior struggles and I think I have kids bordering on the feistier/more…

    September 10, 2019
  • Parenting Weekend

    weekly workouts & meal plan

    I don’t like to get up super early (as in 5 am, before the kids) on weekends — I’ll do it out of absolute necessity sometimes, like if Josh is on call and I…

    September 8, 2019
  • life Parenting

    still here!

    I feel behind, having been swallowed up into a vortex of kids’ activities, work deadlines, student homework planners, and the like. A & C took a break from most organized activities last spring, having…

    August 27, 2019
  • Parenting

    Kid Things

    Life just feels really full right now. Primarily in good ways. I have had a lot of dedicated GME time recently (the full 0.5FTE) and feel like I am slowly growing into the role,…

    August 20, 2019
  • life Parenting

    Routines & a back-to-school idea . . .

    I spend a lot of time thinking about routines.  Definitely more than normal people.  I am also obsessed with others’ routines.Routines don’t make up the entirety of our lives, but they certainly comprise a…

    August 6, 2019
  • Parenting

    5 on a Friday

    1- Our nanny has been out 8 days (and she had a week of vacation just prior to all that!). Her friend has been subbing and it has been fine, but not the same.…

    August 2, 2019
  • Parenting

    MAY! You’re GOING TO END!

    (I think.) Seriously, there has been plenty said about this month in the parenting sphere (Spawned, The Mom Hour). And that’s because it’s true! There have been 3274 class events crammed into the past…

    May 30, 2019